Tips for Printable Success

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We love a free printable just as much as the next guy (which is why keep making them), but we also know that finding a free printable and then not being able to get it to work is super frustrating! There's nothing like finding the perfect thing (for free!), falling in love with it and having it hanging in your house in 5 minutes. Here's some tips to make the whole process fast and fun! Download and Unzip (if needed) All of our files will need to be downloaded, so click on the download button and pay close attention to where it is being saved on your computer so you'll know where to find it later. Once the file i s finished downloading, go to the folder it was saved in and open it. Occasionally, when we're packaging up more than 1 page we will zip the files together. Before you can access these they'll need to be un-zipped. Unzip by double clicking on the file. It may also be called Extract on Windows machines. PDF vs JPG Our downloads will either be .pdf or .jpg files. … [Read more...]

**Ultimate Valentines Printable Pack…MUST SEE!!**

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Oh BOY, have we got some exciting news! Hang onto your hats ladies, because we have the DEAL of all DEALS for you today! Not even kidding. We seriously cannot wait to introduce you to... Yep, that's right! 22 popular bloggers & designers created 22 of the most DARLING printable packs to make this the most successful & memorable Valentine's Day you've EVER had!! This baby seriously has EVERYTHING you could EVER want or need to pull off the BEST V-Day EVER! Valentine's for the kids' classmates? Done! A cute gift for the teachers? Included! Your date night? Completely planned! V-day decor? Just print! Party planning? Covered! Gift idea? We've got several! AND SO MUCH MORE!!!!! {See EVERYTHING below!} All together - it's a collection of 121 PAGES that aren't offered ANYWHERE else... only in this exclusive Valentine's Day Printable Bundle! And it's ON SALE for ONLY $14.97!!! Yea, not even kidding. Talk about a CRAZY, KILLER DEAL! The price goes up … [Read more...]

12 FREE Printables for Christmas

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YAY YAHOO YIPEE!!! December is finally here and were are ready to bring you some Christmas printable awesomeness!!!   We are ready to share these FREE CHRISTMAS PRINTABLES with YOU!  This is the last blog-hop of the year, and we are going to miss this.  We definitely saved the best for last!!!  So here for you today are.... TWELVE FREE ADORABLE CHRISTMAS PRINTABLES all gathered together right here! Just take a peek! Here is OUR donation to the printable list for December:  CUTE CHRISTMAS LISTS.  I don't know about you, but I have thing written down here and there and lose track of what i've purchased for who.  This way, I can keep track of it all in one place and it's way cute!!  In the download below there are two different sheets that are jpegs in the size, 8.5"x11".  ENJOY!!! PAGE 1: PAGE 2: MERRY M #1) {The Dating Divas} - Festive and FLIRTY cards just for you two! #2) {Somewhat Simple} - A vintage 12 days of Christmas countdown … [Read more...]

Santa Sack Printables

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Today I am over on Tater Tots and Jello sharing our new Christmas tradition-- The Santa Sack. I don't know about you, but it seems like each year we accumulate more and more toys.  I thought this would be the perfect solution to our problem and hopefully it will help your family out too. Each year when our elf Peter comes, he will bring this sack with him and the cute little printable attached.  I will probably work out some kind of Family Home Evening lesson to go with it so that the girls know that we have plenty and need to worry about helping others by giving what we have excess of to those who don't have much or any.  If I do anything formal I'll make sure I share it here. ;) So head over to Tater Tots and Jello to get my tutorial for making the bag, and if you are coming here from there, then here's your chance to download the printable. For the Red Printable For the Green Printable All printables and downloads designed by The Crafting Chicks are for PERSONAL … [Read more...]

15 Spectacular 4th of July Ideas

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We know you've been pinning 4th of July ideas and we have too.  Here are some of our favorites.  Make sure you stop by each site and see what other treasures they have for you!!  Enjoy! Canvas Flag from A Little Tipsy    M&M Sparklers from Our Best Bites   4th of July Printable from Landee See Landee Do   DIY 4th of July from Twigs and Thistle    God Bless The U.S.A. from Kiki & Company   Patriotic Party Signs and Place cards from Hostess with the Mostess   4th of July Snack Mix from Glorious Treats   Firecracker Treat Pops from The 36th Avenue   4th of July Printable Sparkler Favors from Delightfully Noted   Uncle Sam Party Favor Hats from Skip to my Lou   4th of July Printable from No Biggie   Rice Krispy Treat Sparklers from 5 Minutes for Mom   Patriotic Popsicles from HowDoesShe?   Patriotic Picnic Printable Collection from … [Read more...]

10 Easy Father’s Day Gift Ideas

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Let's face it, finding the right gift to let Dad know just how much he means to us is H A R D! Father's Day is getting close, so we've compiled our top gifts for dad right here. Have the kids fill out the cute questionnaire--their answers are sure to be funny! If that doesn't melt his heart, well, head straight to his stomach with some of our Dad approved recipes! 1. Dad Album 2. Dad and Grandpa Questionnaires 3. GPS Coordinate Welcome Mat 4. Handprint Tree 5. Coupon Book   6.  Message Plaque 7. Father's Day Word Art   8. Personalized Tie   9. Grilling Apron   10. Food!   … [Read more...]

12 FREE Spring Printables

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We have some exciting news for you!  We have joined up with 11 other amazing bloggers to bring you a free printable each month.  We call it a printable blog hop.  You snag one great printable, and then hop over to another site and snag another...and another...and another. Now you have one sweet collection of printables! Each month we will have a theme.  This month's theme is SPRING So grab this printable, if you haven't already, and hop over to another site and grab theirs. Here's a sneak peak at what you'll see this month. I just think these printables are SO much fun! Now for the one I'm sharing today. Do you remember this one?  I shared it earlier this month because I didn't want you to miss out on spring.  Too bad no one told Mother Nature that it was time for spring.  I think we are all ready for some warmer weather and sunny skies.  :) Download below and start to make your list of to-do's before summer heat makes it unbearable. I shared some ideas of … [Read more...]

12 “Lucky” St. Patrick’s Day Projects {by The Crafting Chicks}

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Today we have a great "round up" of 12 creative projects and free printables found right here on The Crafting Chicks to help make St. Patrick's Day fun for you and your family! These are simple and inexpensive things you can put together with plenty of time left over for this LUCKY holiday next month. :) xoxo The Crafting Chicks 1. {Lucky Bingo} 2. {St. Patrick's Day Gift & Treat Tags} 3. {Mini Pots of Gold!}  4. {"LUCKY" Treasure Hunt} 5. {Rainbow Tag Treat Topper} 6. {Leprechaun Trap Ideas} 7.  {Arm Warmers} 8. {Rainbow Treat Bag w/ tag} 9. {Easy St. Patrick's Day Banner} 10. {Leprechaun Treasure, Leprechaun Foot Prints & St. Patrick Gift Tags} 11. {"LUCKY to have you" 8x10 printable}  12. {DIY Lucky Charms Notebook}   What fun things do YOU like to do on St. Patrick's Day? We'd love to hear your ideas in the comments! :) We hope these ideas make your St. Patrick's Day a LUCKY one!   … [Read more...]

Lemonade Stand Printables

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Not all lemonade stands are created equal. My husband swears that the best lemonade stands are the ones with ice cold lemonade. And I judge a stand by it's appearance--if it's cute that's all that matters to me. Know of some kids dying to have a lemonade stand? I've created a little "lemonade stand in a box." My kids would be so excited if something like this arrived in the mail! Inside the box you'll find; paper straws, plastic cups, lemonade, and a cute banner! All the makings for the cutest lemonade stand on the block. The papers used are from Crystal Wilkerson. Just add ice and some cute kids and you're set! Download the lemonade kit makings here. As always, downloads are for followers of The Crafting Chicks and for personal use only and cannot be sold. Thank you! … [Read more...]